After 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say Hello

By Megan Specia | NYT “I don’t know you, you don’t know me, but I am from Ethiopia and I am so excited to talk to you.” That was... Read more »

Breaking: Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki to Visit Ethiopia

AddisNews: Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki to Visit Ethiopia This Coming Saturday, July 14, 2018 According to reports from a notice sent to Ethiopian local government offices and social media... Read more »

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first 100 days

This article describes the stellar accomplishments made in the past 100 days since the swearing-in of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. 1. Fostered Internal Stability Today marks the 100th day... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines to Resume Flights to Asmara, Eritrea

ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopian Airlines disclosed that it has finalized preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea as of July 18 with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the... Read more »

Ethiopia: Google Maps still detour via Sudan for Addis-Asmara road trip

The breathtaking change taking place in Ethiopia and Eritrea is too much even for the internet giant Google. Days after announcing Ethiopia and Eritrea have declared the end of... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed a ‘painkiller, not a cure’ for Ethiopia’s problems

Photos of Abiy appear on the numerous tricycles that clog the one-lane tarmac road in Ginchi [Hamza Mohamed/Al Jazeera] by Hamza Mohamed | Al Jazeera   Ginchi, Ethiopia –... Read more »

With hugs, leaders of rivals Ethiopia, Eritrea finally meet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a... Read more »

After 20-year military standoff, Ethiopia and Eritrea agree to normalize ties in historic breakthrough

By Paul Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethio­pian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed traveled Sunday to Eritrea, once a bitter adversary, and agreed to normalize ties... Read more »

Ethiopia fires prison officials over human rights abuses amid torture report

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed addresses the House of Peoples’ Representatives in zddis Ababa, Ethiopia April 19, 2018. fl (Tiksa Negeri/Reuters) By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA,... Read more »

Ethiopian Prime Minister to make historic visit to Asmara, Eritrea

According to several unconfirmed reports on social media, Ethiopian reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is expected to visit Eritrea as soon as Sunday. There are no official announcement from... Read more »